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Windfall tax

CEF in the media  |  Aug 30, 2022

Huge profits for fossil-fuel giants Woodside and Santos stoke calls for windfall tax

The Guardian

Senator David Pocock and former Labor foreign minister Bob Carr join Tim Buckley in pressing the government to match nations like the UK and Indonesia and claw back fossil fuel multinationals’ superprofits. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 22, 2022

Tim Buckley on CEF Windfall Profits report

Alan Jones - Australian Digital TV

Tim Buckley on the need for tax reform to ensure a community dividend from the superprofits fossil fuel multinationals are making by exploiting Australians’ sovereign resources. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 21, 2022

OP ED | It’s time for fossil fuel profiteers to pay their way

Sydney Morning Herald

Tim Buckley writes that there’s never been a better time – or a more urgent imperative – to take a cold, hard look at the super-profits currently enjoyed by fossil fuel companies. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

How a great big tax on fossil fuel profits could fix Australia’s energy crisis

Michael West Media

“A leading environmental and economic think tank is calling for urgent fossil fuel tax reforms that could add hundreds of billions to government coffers, accelerate decarbonisation, and even help to fix the current energy market crisis.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on how price for gas on east coast is being ramped up tenfold

Sky News

Tim Buckley is interviewed by Kieran Gilbert on Sky News Afternoon Agenda about the east coast cartel and CEF’s Windfall […] Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on CEF Windfall Profits report ABC Newcastle Drive

ABC Radio

The Hunter region could be a major beneficiary from an improved fossil fuel tax and royalty regime, as Tim Buckley discusses in this interview Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Proposal for state to reap $26bn windfall from coal prices – front page story

Newcastle Herald

CEF report shows coal royalties could increase 400% this year with a progressive tax regime, leaving billions more to support communities undergoing energy transition. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on CEF Windfall Profits report – Sky Regional Breakfast

Sky News

Tim Buckley talk to SKY Regional free to air about the key recommendations of CEF’s report on improving the fossil fuel tax regime. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

End to miner tax loophole could net $322bn – 100+ outlets via AAP

Canberra Times

Australia’s budget woes could be eased by closing mining tax loopholes and ending fossil fuel rebates, CEF’s new report says. Read more
Media Releases  |  Aug 17, 2022

Energy crisis: $322bn over a decade if tax avoidance and royalties improved


17 August, 2022, Sydney, Australia: Introducing an equitable multinational corporate taxation and progressive royalty regime on Australia’s public fossil fuel […] Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Better than Buckleys: a real plan to tackle energy prices, climate and the Budget to boot

Michael West Media

Tim Buckley says it’s time to axe fossil fuel subsidies, bring in a Carbon Export Levy, and fix tax and royalty loopholes. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Jun 10, 2022

Labor’s first mistake?: No windfall tax on coal and gas

Michael West Media

Tim Buckley,: “East Australia’s energy market worked fine until 2015 when 5-6 gas firms opened Gladstone LNG exports. A regulatory failure to protect our domestic market first now sees those firms making supernormal profits and 22 million of us paying the price.” Read more

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